Lessons From Mozart and His Dad

Leopold was overbearing — relentless in his demand for perfection. But thankfully, his commitment to excellence nurtured the most prodigious and prolific musician of all time.

Jordan Shapiro
6 min readOct 19, 2022

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Mozart and Family. By Archivist — stock.adobe.com

Listen to the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Think about his father. Leopold was overbearing — relentless in his…

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Jordan Shapiro

I wrote some books - Father Figure: How to Be a Feminist Dad & The New Childhood: Raising Kids to Thrive in a Connected World. I teach at Temple University.